Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1987
1-Month
3.30"
(83.82mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1986 1981
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1937
Dec 1986–Jan 1987
2-Month
6.94"
(176.28mm)
7.05"
(179.07mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1986 1981
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1979
Nov 1986–Jan 1987
3-Month
12.77"
(324.36mm)
10.13"
(257.30mm)
2.64"
(67.06mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1985 1940
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1979
Oct 1986–Jan 1987
4-Month
15.60"
(396.24mm)
13.10"
(332.74mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1920
Sep 1986–Jan 1987
5-Month
19.12"
(485.65mm)
16.33"
(414.78mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1986 1931
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Aug 1986–Jan 1987
6-Month
22.86"
(580.64mm)
20.50"
(520.70mm)
2.36"
(59.94mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1986 1931
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Ties: 1996
Jul 1986–Jan 1987
7-Month
28.38"
(720.85mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1986 1931
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jun 1986–Jan 1987
8-Month
31.78"
(807.21mm)
29.58"
(751.33mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1986 1931
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
May 1986–Jan 1987
9-Month
35.18"
(893.57mm)
33.72"
(856.49mm)
1.46"
(37.08mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Apr 1986–Jan 1987
10-Month
37.69"
(957.33mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
0.28"
(7.12mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1983 1931
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Mar 1986–Jan 1987
11-Month
40.09"
(1,018.29mm)
41.51"
(1,054.35mm)
-1.42"
(-36.06mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1983 1931
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Feb 1986–Jan 1987
12-Month
44.45"
(1,129.03mm)
44.63"
(1,133.60mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1986 1931
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Aug 1985–Jan 1987
18-Month
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
65.10"
(1,653.54mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1986 1931
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Feb 1985–Jan 1987
24-Month
88.88"
(2,257.55mm)
89.32"
(2,268.73mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1984 1932
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2005
Feb 1984–Jan 1987
36-Month
135.38"
(3,438.65mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1985 1967
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2005
Ties: 1935
Feb 1983–Jan 1987
48-Month
180.12"
(4,575.05mm)
178.75"
(4,540.25mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1986 1967
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2019
Feb 1982–Jan 1987
60-Month
222.43"
(5,649.72mm)
223.36"
(5,673.34mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1986 1967
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/